Absheron Valley can be created - Azerbaijan becomes a center of innovations


June 17, Fineko/abc.az. A video conference was held on 16 June between President Ilham Aliyev and the Vice President and other representatives of Microsoft.

ABC.AZ reports that Assistant to the President Shakhmar Movsumov put forward an interesting idea that may be useful.

He noted that in order to turn Azerbaijan into an innovation center in the region, there is a great potential for creating an Absheron Valley similar to the Silicon Valley.

According to Movsumov, Azerbaijan is currently working over an innovative strategy to achieve economic development based on innovative approaches.

"We’re also working with Microsoft on the matter. We encourage Microsoft to be even more active. We highly appreciate the active participation of Microsoft in this issue," Movsumov said.